Tag Archives: Depression

Heading for Trouble

Our editorial (previously teased) on CTE risks associated with playing football (soccer) is now out on the British Journal of Sports Medicine. It is open access and here. In other news, I was recently at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, … Continue reading

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Recency ratio and Glutamate

Glutamate is the principal excitatory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system, and is thought to be involved in the process of memory encoding and storage. Glutamate disturbances have also been reported in psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia and major depressive … Continue reading

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Is there progress?

“Major depressive disorder (MDD) contributes to a significant worldwide disease burden, expected to be second only to heart disease by 2050. However, accurate diagnosis has been a historical weakness in clinical psychiatry. (…) Over the past two decades, literature on … Continue reading

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A couple of papers…

A couple of papers are going to come out in the near future. One is by Dr Juan Young, Dr Nunzio Pomara and myself, and is a review of the literature on cytokines and depression. This paper is coming out on … Continue reading

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